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Suddenly, Seymour's Back- LITTLE SHOP OF HORRORS Musical Remake in the Works!Suddenly, Seymour's Back- LITTLE SHOP OF HORRORS Musical Remake in the Works!
by BWW News Desk - Dec 7, 2016

Ready to go back to Skid Row? According to Deadline, Warner Brothers is moving forward with a musical remake of the 1986 cult classic, Little Shop of Horrors. The project will be directed by Greg Berlanti and will feature a script by Matthew Robinson. Marc Platt is set to produce. (more...)

Photo Coverage: Annette Bening & David Rockwell Honored at New York Stage and Film GalaPhoto Coverage: Annette Bening & David Rockwell Honored at New York Stage and Film Gala
by Jessica Fallon Gordon - Dec 5, 2016

New York Stage and Film just held its annual Winter Gala honoring two titans of the entertainment industry: four-time Academy Award nominee Annette Bening and famed architect and Tony- and Emmy-winning scenic designer David Rockwell. (more...)

For Good! WICKED Will Become 9th Longest-Running Show in Broadway HistoryFor Good! WICKED Will Become 9th Longest-Running Show in Broadway History
by BWW News Desk - Nov 30, 2016

The international blockbuster Wicked will play its 5,462nd Broadway performance on Sunday, December 4th at 2pm, surpassing Beauty and the Beast to become the 9th longest-running production in Broadway history. (more...)

More Tuna! OH, HELLO Extends on Broadway Through January 22More Tuna! OH, HELLO Extends on Broadway Through January 22
by BWW News Desk - Nov 29, 2016

Theatergoers just can't get enough of Gil Faizon and George St. Geegland! Once again, OH, HELLO on BROADWAY has extended its engagement by one week to Sunday January 22, 2017. This will now be the final chance for audiences to catch Nick Kroll and John Mulaney's inexplicably popular alter egos in their acclaimed Broadway masterpiece. (more...)

VIDEO: Lin-Manuel Miranda Covers THE LITTLE MERMAID's 'Kiss the Girl'VIDEO: Lin-Manuel Miranda Covers THE LITTLE MERMAID's 'Kiss the Girl'
by TV News Desk - Nov 23, 2016

In a new interview with USA Today, HAMILTON creator Lin-Manuel Miranda reveals his love of the Disney film THE LITTLE MERMAID with his own rendition of 'Kiss the Girl.' (more...)

Annette Bening and David Rockwell Will Be Honored at New York Stage and Film's Winter GalaAnnette Bening and David Rockwell Will Be Honored at New York Stage and Film's Winter Gala
by BWW News Desk - Nov 21, 2016

New York Stage and Film has announced that its annual Winter Gala will honor two titans of the entertainment industry: four-time Academy Award nominee Annette Bening and famed architect and Tony- and Emmy-winning scenic designer David Rockwell. (more...)

LA LA LAND Wins Vanguard Award at Palm Springs Film FestivalLA LA LAND Wins Vanguard Award at Palm Springs Film Festival
by Movies News Desk - Nov 21, 2016

LA LA LAND is the recipient of the Palm Springs International Film Festival's Vanguard Award, in recognition of the film's ensemble cast. (more...)

Pre-Order LA LA LAND Soundtrack and Get 'City of Stars' Now; Full Tracklist!Pre-Order LA LA LAND Soundtrack and Get 'City of Stars' Now; Full Tracklist!
by BWW News Desk - Nov 18, 2016

La La Land: Original Motion Picture Soundtrack - which features songs from Lionsgate's upcoming original musical, La La Land, starring Emma Stone and Ryan Gosling - is now available for pre-order via all digital retailers. The album is due from Interscope Records on December 9th, the same day the film opens with a limited engagement. (more...)

WICKED Tour to Welcome Three New Stars This Month in MichiganWICKED Tour to Welcome Three New Stars This Month in Michigan
by BWW News Desk - Nov 16, 2016

The WICKED tour will welcome Tony Award-nominee and Drama Desk Award-winner Isabel Keating as Madame Morrible, Fred Applegate as The Wizard and Andy Mientus ('Smash') as Boq, beginning Tuesday, November 22nd at Wharton Center in East Lansing. (more...)

Nick Kroll and John Mulaney's OH, HELLO Extends on BroadwayNick Kroll and John Mulaney's OH, HELLO Extends on Broadway
by BWW News Desk - Nov 14, 2016

Due to wildly popular demand, Oh, Hello on Broadway has extended its engagement by one week to Sunday, January 15, 2017. This will be the final chance for audiences to catch Nick Kroll and John Mulaney's inexplicably popular alter egos, Gil Faizon and George St. Geegland, in their acclaimed masterpiece. (more...)

20th Annual HOLLYWOOD FILM AWARDS Launches Awards Season With Star-Studded Evening20th Annual HOLLYWOOD FILM AWARDS Launches Awards Season With Star-Studded Evening
by Movies News Desk - Nov 7, 2016

'The 20th Annual Hollywood Film Awards' Presented by Virginia Black brought together Hollywood's elite to honor and preview the year's most talked about and highly anticipated actors, actresses, films and those who help bring them to life. (more...)

BWW's Guide to Disney's Upcoming Live-Action Musical Movie Remakes!BWW's Guide to Disney's Upcoming Live-Action Musical Movie Remakes!
by Caryn Robbins - Nov 5, 2016

With so many upcoming projects in the works, BWW has put together a guide to what's in store from the House of Mouse and its uber-talented creative teams! (more...)

Star-Studded Lineup of Presenters Announced for 20th Annual HOLLYWOOD FILM AWARDSStar-Studded Lineup of Presenters Announced for 20th Annual HOLLYWOOD FILM AWARDS
by TV News Desk - Nov 5, 2016

dick clark productions announced today the parade of stars slated to attend and present this year's honors at the 20th Annual 'Hollywood Film Awards Presented by Virginia Black (more...)

Leonardo DiCaprio and Fisher Stevens to Be Honored With the 'Hollywood Documentary Award' for Their Film 'Before the Flood' at the 20th Annual 'Hollywood Film AwardsLeonardo DiCaprio and Fisher Stevens to Be Honored With the 'Hollywood Documentary Award' for Their Film 'Before the Flood' at the 20th Annual 'Hollywood Film Awards
by BWW News Desk - Nov 2, 2016

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Broadway's WICKED Welcomes New 'Madame Morrible' TonightBroadway's WICKED Welcomes New 'Madame Morrible' Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Nov 1, 2016

Beginning performances tonight, November 1, Tony Award nominee Sheryl Lee Ralph will assume the role of Madame Morrible in the Broadway production of WICKED. (more...)

Whistle While You Work! Benj Pasek & Justin Paul to Pen Music for Disney's Live-Action SNOW WHITE FilmWhistle While You Work! Benj Pasek & Justin Paul to Pen Music for Disney's Live-Action SNOW WHITE Film
by Jessica Khan - Oct 31, 2016

Plans for Disney's latest live-action reboot will have you humming a merry tune - by DEAR EVAN HANSEN's Benj Pasek and Justin Paul, that is. The Hollywood Reporter writes that SNOW WHITE is next in line for the remake treatment. (more...)


by BWW News Desk - Oct 31, 2016

Beginning performances tomorrow, November 1, Tony Award nominee Sheryl Lee Ralph will assume the role of Madame Morrible in the Broadway production of WICKED. (more...)

Robert De Niro to Be Honored With 'Hollywood Comedy Award' at 20th HOLLYWOOD FILM AWARDSRobert De Niro to Be Honored With 'Hollywood Comedy Award' at 20th HOLLYWOOD FILM AWARDS
by Movies News Desk - Oct 31, 2016

dick clark productions announced today that two-time Academy Award-winning actor Robert De Niro will be honored with the 'Hollywood Comedy Award' for his film 'The Comedian' at the 20th Annual 'Hollywood Film Awards Presented by Virginia Black.' (more...)

Global Superstar Justin Timberlake to Be Honored at 20th Annual Hollywood Film AwardsGlobal Superstar Justin Timberlake to Be Honored at 20th Annual Hollywood Film Awards
by BWW News Desk - Oct 28, 2016

dick clark productions announced today that singer, songwriter and actor Justin Timberlake will receive the 'Hollywood Song Award' for his hit single 'CAN'T STOP THE FEELING!' from the upcoming DreamWorks film 'Trolls' at the 20th Annual 'Hollywood Film Awards Presented by Virginia Black.' (more...)

Kara Lindsay Returns to Broadway's WICKED Next MonthKara Lindsay Returns to Broadway's WICKED Next Month
by BWW News Desk - Oct 27, 2016

Beginning performances Tuesday, November 1, KARA LINDSAY will return to the role of Glinda in the Broadway production of WICKED. (more...)

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